Your Future

At East Coast Credit Union, your success is our success. We know you have to plan for the future and you need your money to grow. That’s why we provide access to a full range of account, investment, insurance, and lending products customized to get you to your goals. With specialists to answer your questions and offer timely, professional advice, we can give you peace of mind knowing that your money is doing the most for you.

Whether you manage your own portfolio or are looking for a certified financial planner to work with you to develop a customized personal financial plan, we have the expertise to make your retirement dreams a reality.

Our wide range of registered and non-registered investment options as well as insurance, trust and tax services give you the power to choose the products that best meet your needs. We can walk you through savings and borrowing strategies that make sense given your income and your retirement goals.



First Timer 

Getting your savings started.

You’re hitting the ground running. You’ve landed your first “real” job, you’re getting married, or starting a new family—or maybe all three! It’s an exciting time in your life. And it can be difficult to think about saving for your retirement when everything is just beginning. But this is the perfect time, because time is on your side.

Builder

Growing your savings.

Your life is at its busiest. Your kids are growing and always going, your career is in full swing, you’re there for your friends, parents, community, and even manage some time for yourself occasionally. Most likely you’ve been contributing to a savings plan for some time now. But when’s the last time you took a second look at your plan to make sure it’s working as hard as you are?

Retiring Soon

Managing your savings.

You’re almost there! You’ve worked hard, saved smartly, and soon it’ll be time to enjoy a well-deserved retirement. But now that you’re in the homestretch of your retirement savings plan, there a few things well worth taking the time to consider.

Expert Articles
Whether you’re just getting started, or fully engaged in your quest for more information, our expert articles will help shed light on your RRSP questions.

First Timer Guide to Saving & Investing
Getting started with your savings and investments can be confusing when you’re just starting out. But starting your savings can be easy. We’ll show you how. LEARN MORE

How can TFSAs benefit you?
Get an overview of everything to do with TFSAs. LEARN MORE

What’s income splitting all about?
How married and common-law couples can reduce their tax burden. LEARN MORE

Estate Planning 101
Who needs one, who benefits, and now to get started. LEARN MORE

Turning retirement savings into retirement income
How do you figure out the income strategy that’s right for you? LEARN MORE

Retirement questions everyone should ask
Questions you should ask no matter where you are on the road to retirement. LEARN MORE

Save Smarter: TSFA or RRSP?
The choice isn’t as complicated as you think. LEARN MORE

Revisit your plan to maximize savings
Life is busy, and it can change fast. See why you should revisit your plan. LEARN MORE

New to RRSPs? Consider an RRSP loan
A low-interest RRSP loan could help you kick-start your savings. LEARN MORE

Your RRSP can help you buy a home—or get an education
Learn about programs that could help you use your RRSPs to benefit you today. LEARN MORE

Saving simply. Consolidate your RRSPs
Multiple RRSPs may not be best. In fact, they could be costing you. LEARN MORE 

FAQs about RRSPs

Get an overview of everything to do with your RRSPs. LEARN MORE

 

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